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White Papers

Children Under Siege: Safeguarding Provisions for Children in the New Health Law A Children’s Health Fund Special Report, March 2011

Turning the Corner? Improving the Health of Detroit’s Children Children's Health Fund, December 6, 2010

Legacy of Katrina: The Impact of a Flawed Recovery on Vulnerable Children of the Gulf Coast. A Five Year Status Report Children’s Health Fund and The National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health August 23, 2010

Children’s Health Fund and The National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. August 23, 2010

Reforming Disaster Case Management: National Lessons from Louisiana A roundtable on recovery hosted by Children's Health Fund, December 2009, Louisiana State University

Report and Recommendations from Disaster Case Management in Louisiana: A Roundtable on Recovery from Hurricane Katrina, Rita, Gustav & Ike. 

The 2008 American Preparedness Project: Why Parents May Not Heed Evacuation Orders &What Emergency Planners, Families and Schools Need to Know Annual Survey of the American Public by the National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and The Children's Health Fund Survey administered by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion. September 2008
Childhood Obesity and Its Consequences: Nutrition, Activity and the Role of the Health Care Provider. Jan 2002

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) has reached epidemic proportions - particularly among
African-American and Hispanic children living in poverty. For most newly diagnosed children,
T2DM is associated with obesity. The Children=s Health...

Letters

Letter to President Obama Urging a Fix to the "Family Glitch" ACA Regulation in coalition with other advocates, July 26, 2012
Letter to Congress urging a fix to the "family glitch" ACA regulation in coalition with other advocates, March 7, 2012

Amicus Brief regarding ACA's Medicaid expansion in coalition with other advocates, February 15th, 2012

Letter from CHF Co-Founders Urging Senator to Vote Against an Amendment to Weaken Health Prevention Provision in Health Reform Law Children's Health Fund, September 10, 2010

Letter from CHF Co-Founders Urging Senator to Vote Against an Amendment to Weaken Health Prevention Provision in Health Reform Law, Sept 10, 2010

Letter of Support for Donald Berwick in coalition with other advocates, June 6, 2010

Letter in support of child preventive health provisions In coalition with other advocates, December 8, 2009

Letter in support of key children’s coverage provisions In coalition with other advocates, October 22, 2009
Letter in support of provisions to improve the oral health of children In coalition with other advocates, October 15, 2009

Policy Publications

Toxic Stressors and Child Development Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, June 2012
Child Health Safety Net Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, March 2012

Children in Crisis: Federal Disaster Policy Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, March 2012

Health Information Technology and Electronic Health Records Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, March 2012

The Enhanced Medical Home for Medically Underserved Children Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, March 2012

Medicaid Block Grant Proposal: What It Means for Kids Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, June 2011

Addressing Tranportation as a Barrier to Care Children's Health Fund, August 2010

Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, August 2010

Health Care Reform: Implementing the Law Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, June 2010

Health Care and Children: What Next? Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, April 2010

Establishment of a White House Office on Children and Youth Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, April 2009

Health Information Technology and Electronic Health Records Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, April 2009

State Children's Health Insurance Programs (SCHIP) Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, January 2009

The Enhanced Medical Home for Medically Underserved Children Children's Health Fund Policy Brief, January 2009

Comments on Federal Policies

Press Releases & Statements

Conference Publications

Medically involved infants and toddlers in the Early Intervention Program: Implications for policy. Roy Grant, MA, and Molly Nozyce, PhD. American Public Health Association, October 25-29, 2008. San Diego, CA.